Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated Monsoon Tree Plantation Campaign by planting a sapling in Khudpur area near Lahore today.
Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaja Gull, Advisor to Prime Minister for Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam, Federal Parliamentary Secretary Rukhsana Naveed and other high officials were present on occasion.
Later, addressing the launching ceremony, Minister of State for Climate Change, Zartaj Gul said Pakistan has been blessed with treasures of natural resources but we are facing various environment related issues like other parts of globe.
She said glaciers are melting due to environmental changes and we will have to chalk out serious strategy to address this crucial issues.
In his address, Prime Minister's Adviser on Climate Change said PTI Government is committed to make Pakistan green. He said the Prime Minister wants every citizen to plant two plants each.
Punjab Chief Minister, in his address said summary has been prepared for a ban on sale and use of polythene bags which will be approved in next meeting of provincial Cabinet.
Source: Radio Pakistan